Nigeria president makes wealth public—has 270 cattle and 30 million naira in accounts

Muhammadu Buhari also five homes and shares in the firms, while his deputy is seemingly worth considerable more

NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari kept a campaign promise by making public his assets showing he has five homes, a farm with 270 cattle and less than 30 million naira ($150,753) in his bank account.

Buhari, a former military ruler and oil minister in Africa’s biggest crude producer, also has shares in Berger Paints Plc, Union Bank Plc and Skye Bank Plc, according to a statement e-mailed Friday from the capital, Abuja, by his spokesman Garba Shehu.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, a lawyer, has 90 million naira, $900,000 and 19,000 pounds ($29,000) in three bank accounts, as well as three homes in Nigeria and one in the U.K., according to the statement.

Buhari, who defeated former President Goodluck Jonathan in March general elections, ran his campaign on the pledge to fight endemic corruption in Africa’s biggest economy and most populous country of about 180 million people.

He is yet to appoint a Cabinet, saying sifting through interests takes time.

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